Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Gold Humanism Honor Society

Ongoing Projects

Clinic Support Inititiative

This is a discussion-based project which takes place every 3 months for students in their clerkship year. MS4s lead small-group discussions centered around themes such as "vulnerability," "empathy," and "burnout" in either their homes or the medical school.

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Service Initiative

GHHS helps to coordinate student-run service initiatives both during the national spring GHHS service week and throughout the year. Current programs and partnerships include:

  • In-home nutritional visits with local families
  • Running with the Achilles International group to (runners with disabilities)
  • Collecting and distributing warm clothes for the homeless in conjunction with Project HOME
  • "Tell Me More" program to spend time with patients on geriatrics units at Penn.

We welcome any volunteers to join us in this work!

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Puerto Rico Supply Drive

Over the fall and winter of 2017-2018, our students collected and deposited over 150 personal hygiene items to be sent to Puerto Rico to support the post-hurricane recovery effort. We hope that this simple offering can result in even a small positive impact.

   

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